Officers' Blog

2012 Iron Butt Ride

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Rock’n Me “I went from Phoenix, Arizona all the way to Tacoma/Philadelphia, Atlanta, L.A./Northern California where the girls are warm/So I could be with my sweet baby, yeah” (Steve Miller Band)   No gang, don’t get excited. We are not going to Phoenix and then to Tacoma… at least not this year. It is hard […]

Officers' Blog

2011 Iron Butt Ride

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Welcome to the Sierra Circle OR WHAT!!!  Are you nuts? This year, on June 18th, 2011, the tentative plan is to travel a circle around the Sierras in 24 hours. I have not heard if Jack Bauer will be joining us or not, but you are welcome anyway. Contemplating traveling 1,000 miles in 24 hours […]

Officers' Blog

2010 Iron Butt Ride – June 19, 2010 (part 2)

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Welcome to the TAKE IT EASY RIDE One year ago many were considering doing a 1,000 mile ride in 24-hours. Through curiosity, planning, preparation and hard work more than 20 riders from Bakersfield HOG succeeded in accomplishing their goal. Originally the plan was to go to Phoenix and back, but that was changed. Some riders […]

All About Safety

Motorcycle Safety Foundation Website

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The Motorcycle Safety Foundation has a great website full of good safety tips. The link below goes to a neat page on their site that will test your perception of what is ahead and road signs. The tests are fun and you might learn something. http://www.msf-usa.org/riderperception/

Director's Blog

Bakersfield HOG Members Programs

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PRIDE PATCH PROGRAM Bakersfield HOG Chapter 1580 has implemented a HOG Chapter Pride Patch program to allow members to earn a very nice patch for their vests.  HOG took the logo from our sponsor, Bakersfield Harley-Davidson and made it into a quality patch that says “HOG CHAPTER PRIDE.” Members earn this patch by participating in […]